First Kiss is Terri’s first novel, completed just as she turned 40 and had her first child. In 1997 her short story, Eva and Pops, was selected as a winner in the "O, Georgia!" literary contest. Terri has served as editor for the 1998 "O, Georgia Too!" anthology and has edited the manuscripts of numerous authors. She is Director of Client Services for a large Atlanta law firm and is currently at work on her second novel, Best Friends. She lives in Atlanta with her husband Ken and their daughter, Zelli.